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IMILOA Sky Garden Restaurant

600 Imiloa Pl, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4072
+1 808-969-9753
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average24%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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600 Imiloa Pl, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4072
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

I visited here as part of a tour group. The all-you-can-eat lunch buffet was $18.50, and provided a salad bar, limited main dishes (chicken, pork, fish, shrimp), vegetables and dessert (including fruits). Service was efficient and unrushed. The food was flavorful, but overpriced.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat lunch after viewing rainbow falls and the boiling pots. I found the Imiloa bar and grill, not knowing it was part of the observatory. We had a great lunch. They had a brunch buffet going on, but...More

2  Thank Natasha D
Reviewed October 3, 2017

I was part of an island tour group that visited here. The buffet didn't appear to offer a large selection, so I ordered a hamburger and fries instead, and it was excellent. Everything was cooked perfectly. The restaurant was clean and the servers were friendly....More

Thank wking555
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Not only to I love the Imaloa Center, I will go out of my way to enjoy a nice buffet lunch at the attached restaurant. 5 star dining on a 3 star price.

Thank Teri L
Reviewed June 21, 2017

We stopped here for lunch with a tour group. The buffet looked appetizing but we decided on menu items. This is a very popular stop for tour buses so we were at first concerned it would be overcrowded. However, the staff were most efficient and...More

Thank JohnCamp81
Reviewed June 14, 2017

We had 4 children and 2 adults and paid under $80 (which is not bad) for everyone to eat a full buffet. The salad bar is really good and the balsamic vinaigrette dressing is my favorite. The buffet offers food for any picky eater from...More

Thank PTAMOM2017
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Our Grand Island Circle Tour was brought here for lunch because of it's location. The restaurant has a buffet option as well as a menu. The food on the menu was roughly $12-$20 so we figured it made sense to do the buffet. We chose...More

1  Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Nice spread, average flavors, mostly and Asian flare to the cuisine.Large families love this place, and a great loaction with spectacular gardens.

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Don't just grab the food - check out the planetarium. It's great for the whoe family. Food is an excellent bonus

Thank Terri S
Reviewed December 29, 2016

For $17.00 pp, this buffet is typical for locals. The place is usually packed with small tour groups which is good cause then the food is fresh and refilled frequently. Having been there a couple of times, it appears that the garlic pandora shrimp, and...More

1  Thank GinaBRU
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Imiloa Pl, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4072
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-969-9753
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